25 Facts About Daniel Nestor

1. Daniel Nestor was born in 1970s, in the middle of Generation X generation.

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2. Daniel Nestor was born in Yugoslavia on a Monday, September 4, 1972.

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3. Daniel Nestor was created on Sept 4, 1972 in Belgrade, Serbia as Danijel Nestorovic.

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4. Daniel Nestor was just 17 when he made his debut in Melbourne in 1990.

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5. Daniel Nestor helped keep the Canadian light shining during some rather lean years on the domestic scene.

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6. Daniel Nestor won a whopping 91 career doubles titles on the ATP Tour over his career and was a mainstay on the Canadian Davis Cup team.

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7. Daniel Nestor was awarded an honorary doctorate by York University in August 2012.

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8. On June 28, 2011, it was announced that Daniel Nestor would receive a star on Canada's Walk of Fame and was inducted on October 1 at Elgin Theatre in Toronto.

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9. Daniel Nestor was appointed to the Order of Canada in November 2010.

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10. In July 2005, Daniel Nestor married Natasha Gavrilovic his girlfriend of two years.

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11. On June 20, 2018, Daniel Nestor announced that he would retire in September 2018 after 28 career years.

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12. Daniel Nestor captured his third Australian Open mixed doubles title, his second Grand Slam title with Mladenovic.

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13. Daniel Nestor became the first player in ATP history to score 900 career doubles wins.

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14. Daniel Nestor won his second mixed doubles title at the 2011 Australian Open with Katarina Srebotnik.

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15. Daniel Nestor won a total of eight titles during his partnership with Mirnyi, which includes the 2 Grand Slams, 1 ATP year-end finals, and 1 ATP Masters 1000 title in Shanghai.

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16. Daniel Nestor won one more Grand Slam title with Mirnyi when they captured their second straight French Open in 2012.

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17. Daniel Nestor made it to the 2006 Australian Open and 2006 French Open finals, as well as winning the mixed doubles event at the 2007 Australian Open with partner Elena Likhovtseva.

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18. Daniel Nestor won three Grand Slam doubles titles together with longtime partner Mark Knowles of the Bahamas.

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19. Daniel Nestor was part of the squad who made history for Canada in 2013 as they were the first Canadian team in the Open Era to reach the World Group semifinals.

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20. Daniel Nestor was a member of the Canadian Davis Cup team from 1992 to 2018.

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21. Daniel Nestor won his first doubles title in Bogota, Colombia with Mark Knowles in 1994.

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22. Daniel Nestor became the world No 1 ranked doubles player in the world in August 2002.

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23. Daniel Nestor was named ATP Doubles Team of the Year in 2002 and 2004 and 2008 (with Nenad Zimonjic).

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24. Daniel Nestor was the first player in doubles tennis history to win every Grand Slam and Masters Series event, the Year End Championships and Olympic gold medal at least once in his career, an achievement that has since been matched by the Bryan brothers.

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25. In January 2016, Daniel Nestor became the first doubles player in ATP history to win 1000 matches.

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